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Author Wheeler, Jill, author

Title Linton makes history : an Australian goldfields town and its past / Jill Wheeler
Published Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Press, 2015
©2015

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 W'PONDS  994.57 Whe/Lmh  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 254 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Summary Placing Linton's history in the context of the wider Australian story, Wheeler shows the impact of the broad themes in Australian history on ordinary people, and how histories of small places can act as valuable microcosms of a national story. Wheeler weaves her own family history into the narrative, personalising Linton's history and demonstrating how intimate pasts and public history can be intertwined
Analysis Australian
Notes Illustrated end papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-240) and index
Subject Gold mines and mining -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Gold mines and mining -- Australia -- Victoria -- Linton
Golden Plains Shire (Vic.) -- History.
Linton (Vic.) -- History
ISBN 9780522868319